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Old 16 August 2010, 08:09
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Nothing like some raindogs.
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Old 16 August 2010, 08:50
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I hate you for getting Shiner cheaper overseas than I can get it in Shiner. It is one of my favorites.
Another of my Texan buddies was giving me the exact same line. Gotta love it! I can't beat $9.75 for a 12-pack though!
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Old 16 August 2010, 09:10
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Wild blue blueberry beer. I am not much of a beer drinker, but this one is a new found favorite of mine.
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Old 16 August 2010, 09:19
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Smithwick's, Warsteiner, and Harp more often than not. biggrin:
I'm with you. My only addition is an occasional Stella.

If I had to choose a local beer, it would be Abita Purple Haze.
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Old 16 August 2010, 09:30
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I'm with you. My only addition is an occasional Stella.

If I had to choose a local beer, it would be Abita Purple Haze.
Abita is definitely better than Dixie. Doesn't have the same "high school" ring to it for me though. Still, it has it's place on a Southern summer day...
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Old 16 August 2010, 09:45
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The Belgian Trappist ales are awesome, Chimay, Ommegang, others. But they're spendy, and really only for special occasions.

Guinness, various varieties of Sam Adams, several microbreweries make good IPAs and I'm a fan of most of them.

Anyone seen the Pintley website yet?

http://www.pintley.com/

It's like netflix for beer.
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Old 16 August 2010, 10:56
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In Czech Republic I have discovered my favorite beers Gambrinus or Pilsen Urquell..... all served by goddesses eager to serve.

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Old 16 August 2010, 11:00
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Count me in on Pilsner Urquell, Stella Artois and Harps. Light beers are an abomination.
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Old 16 August 2010, 12:07
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Nothing like some raindogs.
Agreed, with the exception of Green Death (rainier ale), if it's even still available. Their TV ads in the mid 80s were outstanding.
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Old 16 August 2010, 13:02
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I'm a hop head but do enjoy all the styles even though I steer toward good pilsners, IPAs and ESBs... If you're a hop guy you need to check out the following:

Bear Republic Brewery Racer 5
Victory Hops Devil (Also, Victory Golden Monkey although a Tripel Style)
Lagunitas Hop Stoopid (Or Lagunitas IPA/Maximus which is easy to find in supermarkets)
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale during the winter (wish this was their standard label recipe)
Fullers ESB on tap at my local watering hole. :)

If I want a stout it's Rouge Shakespeare all the way. (Or most anything Rouge except for their rushed crap whiskey... hopefully they'll get that right eventually)

Just wanted to add if you have a Total Wines store near you that you will never set foot in a BevMo or other liquor store again (Unless you're near a Binnys, K&L or in the bay area and near D&M). Trust me when I say that as a collector and drinker of whiskies, they blow them out of the water on inventory and prices. As for their beer isle, you can buy everything by the bottle to create your own six packs. They carry all the above mentioned and many many more. And no, I have no affiliation with them but sure do wish they would build a store closer to me instead of me driving 45minutes with a shopping list.
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Old 16 August 2010, 13:44
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Normally stick with Killian's Red but will sometimes take a Heineken.
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Old 16 August 2010, 14:50
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Hadji Heineken has a special place in my heart. Otherwise, Widmer Heffie and Rolling Rock.
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Old 16 August 2010, 14:57
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Old 16 August 2010, 15:18
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Pope's Beer

I had one or two brewed by Pope's in England that were the best I've had. I have never been able to find it imported into the US and I have looked often.
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Old 16 August 2010, 15:26
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I'm a hop head but do enjoy all the styles even though I steer toward good pilsners, IPAs and ESBs... If you're a hop guy you need to check out the following:

Bear Republic Brewery Racer 5
Victory Hops Devil (Also, Victory Golden Monkey although a Tripel Style)
Lagunitas Hop Stoopid (Or Lagunitas IPA/Maximus which is easy to find in supermarkets)
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale during the winter (wish this was their standard label recipe)
Fullers ESB on tap at my local watering hole. :)

If I want a stout it's Rouge Shakespeare all the way. (Or most anything Rouge except for their rushed crap whiskey... hopefully they'll get that right eventually)

Just wanted to add if you have a Total Wines store near you that you will never set foot in a BevMo or other liquor store again (Unless you're near a Binnys, K&L or in the bay area and near D&M). Trust me when I say that as a collector and drinker of whiskies, they blow them out of the water on inventory and prices. As for their beer isle, you can buy everything by the bottle to create your own six packs. They carry all the above mentioned and many many more. And no, I have no affiliation with them but sure do wish they would build a store closer to me instead of me driving 45minutes with a shopping list.
x2 I would add Liqour Mart in Boulder, Co to that list . Was reading an article on the Chicha that Dogfish head is brewing. Anyone ever tried the stuff in it's native habitat?
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Old 16 August 2010, 15:47
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Well I like to drink and I can't narrow it down to just one, so here is my list of top 10:
1. Bending (Germany)
2. Carlsberg (Denmark)
3. Anchor (Singapore? I drank it in Singapore anyway)
4. Becks (Germany)
5. Bee Sting Ale (Colorado)
6. Star (Nigeria)
7. Rolling Rock (With chips and salsa)
8. Corona (I like the bottle)
9. Labatt Blue (Canada)
10. Guilder (Nigeria)
To me it depends on location, mood and type of food being served.
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Old 16 August 2010, 21:42
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Old 16 August 2010, 22:29
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Duvel
Quite a nice drop. Not to mention potent.

from their website. http://www.duvel.be/#/int/en/the_beer

"Duvel is a 100% pure and natural beer, with no additives or preservatives. And you can instantly taste the difference. Its surprisingly high alcohol content (8.5%), huge, creamy head, delicate effervescence and silky smooth mouth feel is what distinguishes Duvel from other Belgian beers."

my Aussie favourite(s)
Redback
Coopers
Tooheys New / Old
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Old 22 December 2010, 21:03
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I'll never quit Sierra Nevada, but New Belgian Ranger IPA is pretty awesome
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